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The location of Blankenship Cemetery









Local Newspapers for the Blankenship Cemetery ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of the Blankenship Cemetery.

Our newspaper information for the Blankenship Cemetery is based on data supplied by the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained some surprises.


The following newspapers were published within 23 miles [37 km]<1> of the Blankenship Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Blankenship Cemetery.

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  • Rocky Mount - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west
  • Gretna - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast
  • Hurt - 18 miles [29 km] to the east
  • Altavista - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east
  • Bedford - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north
  • Chatham - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast
  • Vinton - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest
  • Roanoke - 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest
  • Ferrum - 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest

Published In Rocky Mount   [Franklin County]     [Map]  

Rocky Mount is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of the Blankenship Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Rocky Mount. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Franklin Chronicle

- Published 1905 to 1929

Franklin Times

- Published 1888 to 1894

The County News And Franklin Chronicle

- Published 1929 to 193?

The Franklin County Times

- Published 1968 to 1981

The Franklin Gazette

- Published 1876 to 1888

The Franklin Gazette

- Published 1937 to 1967

The Franklin News-Post And Franklin Chronicle

- Published 193? to 1950

The Franklin News-Post

- Published 1950 to the present

The Lonesome Pine

- Published 1936 to 193?

The Rocky Mount-a-neer

- Published in 193?

The Times-Democrat

- Published 1894 to 1913

The Virginia Monitor

- Published in 1876

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Rocky Mount.

Published In Gretna   [Pittsylvania County]     [Map]  

Gretna is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of the Blankenship Cemetery

The following paper was published in Gretna. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Parrot

- Published 193? to 19??

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Gretna.

Published In Hurt   [Pittsylvania County]     [Map]  

Hurt is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of the Blankenship Cemetery

The following paper was published in Hurt. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Gazette

- Published 19?? to the present

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Hurt.

Published In Altavista   [Campbell County]     [Map]  

Altavista is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of the Blankenship Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Altavista. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Altavista Journal

- Published 1909 to the present

The Tri-County Democrat

- Published 1924 to 1925

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Altavista.

Published In Bedford   [Bedford City]     [Map]  

Bedford is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of the Blankenship Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Bedford. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Bedford Bulletin

- Published 1984 to the present

Peaks Of Otter Camp Fire

- Published 193? to 1938

The Bedford Bulletin-Democrat

- Published 1961 to 1984

The Bedford Bulletin

- Published 1895 to 1961

The Southern Star

- Published 1938 to 194?

The Spirit Of '76

- Published 1935 to 19??

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Bedford.

Published In Chatham   [Pittsylvania County]     [Map]  

Chatham is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of the Blankenship Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Chatham. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Pittsylvania Courier

- Published 1927 to 1933

Pittsylvania Tribune And The Chatham Enterprise

- Published 1935 to 1952

Star-Tribune

- Published 1952 to the present

The Daily Spy

- Published 1906 to 1908

The Pittsylvania Star

- Published 1944 to 1952

The Pittsylvania Times

- Published 1927 to 19??

The Pittsylvania Tribune

- Published 1877 to 1919

The Question Mark

- Published in 1939

The Tribune-Enterprise

- Published 1919 to 1935

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Chatham.

Published In Vinton   [Roanoke County]     [Map]  

Vinton is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of the Blankenship Cemetery

The following paper was published in Vinton. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Vinton Messenger

- Published 1960 to the present

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Vinton.

Published In Roanoke   [Roanoke City]     [Map]  

Roanoke is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of the Blankenship Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Roanoke. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Church Tidings

- Published 1903 to 19??

Evening World

- Published 1889 to 1913

Land Title News

- Published 1924 to 19??

Roanoke Daily Herald

- Published 1889 to 1891

Roanoke Daily Record

- Published 1892 to 1894

Roanoke Daily Times

- Published 1886 to 1890

- Scanned copies are available on-line

Roanoke Evening Telegram

- Published in 1884

Roanoke Labor Journal

- Published 1933 to 193?

Roanoke Leader

- Published 1882 to 188?

Roanoke Life

- Published 1931 to 193?

Roanoke Saturday Evening News

- Published 1881 to 1882

Roanoke Saturday Review

- Published 1882 to 1886

Roanoke Shopper's News

- Published 1931 to 19??

Roanoke Times & World-News

- Published 1977 to 1995

Roanoke Weekly Press

- Published 1891 to 1897

Roanoke Weekly Times

- Published in 18??

The Daily Bee

- Published 1892 to 189?

The Evening News

- Published 1902 to 1913

The Industrial Era And The Railroader Combined

- Published 1916 to 1918

The Industrial Era

- Published 1903 to 1916

The Public Journal

- Published 1921 to 1924

The Railroader

- Published 1914 to 1916

The Roanoke Daily Times

- Published 1895 to 1897

- Scanned copies are available on-line

The Roanoke Herald

- Published 1891 to 1893

The Roanoke Leader

- Published 1938 to 194?

The Roanoke Times

- Published 1890 to 1895

- Scanned copies are available on-line

The Roanoke Times

- Published 1897 to 1977

- Scanned copies are available on-line

The Roanoke Times

- Published 18?? to 1894

The Roanoke Times

- Published 1995 to the present

The Roanoke Times

- Published 1995 to the present

The Roanoke Tribune

- Published 19?? to the present

The Roanoke World-News

- Published 1922 to 1970

The Sunday Critic

- Published 1888 to 19??

The Tribune

- Published 1940 to 19??

The Virginia Daily Press

- Published 1904 to 190?

The Virginia Weekly Press

- Published 1904 to 1905

The World-News

- Published 1970 to 1977

The World-News

- Published 1913 to 1922

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Roanoke.

Published In Ferrum   [Franklin County]     [Map]  

Ferrum is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of the Blankenship Cemetery

The following paper was published in Ferrum. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Ferrum College Bulletin

- Published 1965 to 1987

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Ferrum.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blankenship Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0574, Longitude: -79.6217     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blankenship Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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